Real Weddings: Emily Cohen & Jeffrey Nestler

March 21, 2009 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

By: Jill Hudson

 

OCCUPATIONS: They are both attorneys
NUMBER OF WEDDING ATTENDEES: 230
HOW THEY MET: As opponents in a UPenn law school bowling league
WHERE THEY GOT ENGAGED: At home surrounded by candles and rose petals
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: The Blue Duck Tavern
WEDDING COCKTAIL: Pear and rosemary martinis
WEDDING FLOWERS: Cala lilies
WEDDING CAKE: Cupcake tower
FAVORITE WEDDING DETAIL: Customized Nintendo Wii wedding cake toppers designed to look like the couple's Nintendo Wii
BIGGEST SURPRISE OF THE WEDDING: The gorgeous hanging chuppah
FIRST DANCE SONG: Mandy Moore's acoustic version of "Umbrella" by Rihanna
FOUR WORDS THAT DESCRIBE THE WEDDING: Fun, whimsical, warm, romantic
HONEYMOON SPOT: Brazil
WHERE THEY LIVE NOW: Dupont Circle

The Details

BRIDE'S GOWN: Reem Acra
GROOM'S TUX: Boss by Hugo Boss
EVENT DESIGNER: Jodi Moraru & Associates
FLOWERS: Amaryllis
CATERERS: Occasions Caterers
CAKE: Fancy Cakes by Leslie
HAIR: Elegant Hair by Giselle
MAKEUP: Kim Giammaria for BeautyMark
VIDEOGRAPHERS: Blue Sky Films
MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT: DJ Chris Laich and Crystal Strings/Sterling Artists

This wedding first appeared in the Summer/Fall 2009 edition of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.